Federal Judge Finds Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Soil Contamination Suit

(September 24, 2015, 3:04 PM EDT) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — A federal judge in California on Sept. 16 dismissed with prejudice two defendants from a lawsuit over alleged soil contamination, after finding that it lacked jurisdiction because the parties are not diverse and because the plaintiff does not raise a federal question (Hung Nguyen, et al. v. Caldo Oil Company, et al., No. 15-CV-02296-LHK, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 125637).

(Order available. Document #08-151009-013R.)

U.S. Judge Lucy H. Koh of the Northern District of California denied requests from All Environmental Inc....
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